Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Kopjafa

Kopjafa in front of the Arkos Unitarian Church

Kopjafa in front of the Kissolymos Unitarian church

Kopjafa in the village cemetary

kopjafa for all the bishops of the Unitarian church in Transylvania

These are all kopjafa (cope e ah fah), carved posts that memorialize a person or an event. We saw these all over Transylvania, but especially in front of the Unitarian churches. We saw so much beautiful carving work on this trip, such as this carved gate:

carved gate in Transylvania

1 comment:

  1. So cool! We are really enjoying your travel journal!

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